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Events: 2004 CD adapco Group North American CFD Conferences
Posted Thu April 01, 2004 @12:10PM
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News The CD adapco Group’s CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) User Conferences on May 5-6 in Detroit and May 7 in Los Angeles, will afford opportunities not to be missed for the North American CFD/CAE community.

A combination of presentations and workshops given by clients and employees will provide CFD users with invaluable knowledge and understanding to better meet their needs. Keynote speakers at the Detroit Conference will include clients from Ford Motor Company, General Motors and DaimlerChrysler. Industrial partners such as PNNL, Combustion Science and Engineering, BMA, Sverdrup and Wright-Patterson AFB will also be presenting their successful applications of the CD adapco Group’s products and services.

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Education: Fluent Selected As Newest Contributor To PACE Program
Posted Wed March 31, 2004 @10:21AM
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News Fluent, Inc., the world’s leader in computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software and services has been selected as the CFD provider for the Partners for the Advancement of Collaborative Engineering Education (PACE) Program. As a “PACE Contributor”, Fluent will provide its FLUENT and GAMBIT software suites to 23 colleges and universities in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

The PACE Partnership, which links General Motors, EDS, Sun Microsystems and UGS PLM Solutions, seeks to integrate parametrics-based applications into the engineering, manufacturing, and design curricula of some of the most prestigious educational institutions around the globe. As these PACE institutions build expertise in the use of parametrics-based applications, students and faculty work directly with technical experts from GM, EDS, Sun Microsystems and UGS PLM Solutions to solve industrial challenges. Students involved with PACE become familiar with Fluent’s suite of CFD tools and apply that knowledge not only in the university setting, but in future professional situations.

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Events: 2004 FLOW-3D World User Conference
Posted Tue March 30, 2004 @10:14AM
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News You are invited to join us at the 2004 FLOW-3D World User Conference this coming September 20-21, 2004 at the Summit Executive Centre in the heart of downtown Chicago, Illinois.

We anticipate the release of FLOW-3D Version 8.3 this August, and so there will be much to talk about. Flow Science staff will be on hand to discuss the newest developments.

In addition, there will be user presentations showing FLOW-3D work results and Flow Science staff will present the work underway for future releases. And the opportunity for appointments with Flow Science staff to discuss modeling issues and other questions will be provided.

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Business: Blue Ridge Numerics Partners With PUNTO Engineering in Turkey
Posted Tue March 30, 2004 @09:17AM
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News Blue Ridge Numerics Limited is pleased to announce a partnership with PUNTO Engineering of Ankara, Turkey.

A highly respected engineering services and software sales company, PUNTO will provide pre- and post-sales support to CFdesign prospects and customers in Turkey.

The PUNTO Engineering team is composed of highly qualified engineers with vast academic and industrial experience in various engineering disciplines, as well as sales people with valuable marketing experience.

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Events: Advanced CFD Technologies Seminars in California
Posted Tue March 30, 2004 @09:15AM
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News Join us for a one-day educational seminar, "Advanced CFD Technologies Featuring ANSYS ICEM CFD and CFX." At this free seminar, you’ll learn how you can tackle CFD challenges — from pre-processing to solution to post-processing — quickly, accurately and cost-effectively.

April 20 - Cupertino, CA
April 21 - Pleasanton, CA
April 22 - Roseville, CA

Using a combination of real-world customer examples and live demonstrations, our experts will discuss how ICEM CFD and CFX can shorten product design times and improve product development processes.

For more information or to register visit the seminar website.

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An Open Source CFD Solver
Posted Mon March 29, 2004 @11:31AM
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Open Source A new open source CFD flow solver has been started and is seeking interested developers and users. OpenFlower is a C++ open source Linux CFD code mainly intended to solve the turbulent incompressible Navier-Stokes equations with a LES approach. It can deal with arbitrary complex 3D geometries with its finite volume approach.

The code is mainly intended to be used for Large Eddy Simulations of turbulent flows. It was first designed for PhD students (and researchers) to enable exchange of knowledge about numerics and turbulence modeling, in a field (CFD) which is too often governed by commercial codes, which are unwilling to reveal what lies behind attracting flow images. The initial development team idea, was the one shared by the open source community : What if it could be applied to the fluid mechanics and turbulence research fields, in order to come up with a shared, reliable and efficient common CFD software ?

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